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Sectional Head detail

Branch : District Rural Development Office

Full name : Mrs.Navamany Alosiyas Jeyarajan

Designation : District Officer,

T.P (office) : 021 222 7862

Mobile : 077 886 2972

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Web : www.np.gov.lk

Other Details : Staff Details

Rural Development Officers - 13

Development Officers - 28

Demonstrators - 15

Province : Northern Province

Ministry : Ministry of Fisheries, Transport,Rural Development and Trade and Commerce.

Department : Department of Rural Development

District : Jaffna


Vision

Balance the Rural Development in terms of Socio, Economic and cultural activities in Northern Province

Mission

Facilitating the empowerment of people through mobilization for a socio economic and cultural development towards an improved quality standard of living at the villages

Objectives

To harness the talents and efforts of rural people for the improvements of their Social, Economic, and cultural conditions through village organizations established by the people themselves to bring into closer contact and cooperation those organizations in the various extension services of the institution working in the villages.


Functions

  • Facilitating to establish and updated strengthen rural development societies for men & women in villages of NP.

  • Assisting to women empowerment and their participation in development activities through women development centers and women rural development societies.

  • Monitoring and Reviewing income generating small scale projects carried out by societies.

  • Conducting vocational training programmes in collaboration with other institutions.

  • Providing leadership and other relevant training programmes for society members and officers respectively.

  • Creating marketing facilities and networks.

  • Oversee the overall general & financial management of the District & Divisional offices.

  • Providing Financial Assistance to the societies and Women Development Centers and ensure proper utilization through reporting & review.

  • Facilitating to implement the small scale contract work societies.

Registered RDS & WRDS

NO

Division

RDS

WRDS

1

Uduvil

19

18

2

Jaffna

9

29

3

Nallur

16

30

4

Kopay

30

31

5

Thellipalai

10

15

6

Sandilipay

18

21

7

Velanai

21

19

8

Point Pedro

15

41

9

Maruthankerni

15

16

10

Chavakachcheri

51

63

11

Karaveddy

21

30

12

Delft

11

13

13

Karainagar

16

8

14

Kayts

9

11

15

Chankanai

22

17

Total

283

362

Vocational Training

Department of Rural Development has been conducting Vocational training programme for more than 40 years through Women Development Centers. The courses are named as Dress Making & Handy craft (3 Months) and Home Science & Beauty culture (3 Months). Allocation of these courses have made by the department of Rural Development for every year. The Department allocates Rs. 5.7 Mn for this course per annum. This training programme has been giving opportunities to the unemployed women especially most vulnerable families in Jaffna District. It has been conducting in 15 DS division and every batch has released per annum. Divisional, District and Provincial level exhibition have been conducting annually to give a platform to obtain marketing and obtaining job opportunities.

Revolving loan for Livelihood Support Activities

Revolving loan for LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT ACTIVITIES up to December 2011

DISTRICT - JAFFNA

S.No

Divisional Secretariat

Commenced year

Initial capital Funded by NGOs

No of Beneficiaries up to 2011

1

Pointpedro

1999

41,184,200

5,217

2

Chavakachcheri

1997

13,085,450

5,497

3

Karaveddy

2003

9,479,500

3,127

4

Maruthankerney

2004

12,526,500

1,186

5

Sandilipay

2000

7,153,875

2,388

6

Kopay

1999

5,797,180

1,513

7

Chankanai

2000

5,982,525

1,699

8

Uduvil

1998

5,070,000

1,026

9

Nallur

2004

4,535,000

847

10

Kayts

2004

4,096,090

395

11

Jaffna

2003

3,510,000

733

12

Tellippalai

2003

3,205,000

895

13

Karainagar

2001

1,964,600

558

14

Velalnai

2001

3,332,079

453

15

Delft

2007

950,000

153

Total

121,871,999

25,687



 
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